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Morris Evans Leeds papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1014
Scope and Contents Included in the collection is correspondence of Morris E. Leeds, mainly with E. Tudor Gross of Providence, R.I. in 1942, relating to the first window envelope, invented by Lewis Walker Leeds, ca. 1861. Gross was preparing to write an article on the history of the window envelope. The collection opens with a 1942 letter from L. Hollingsworth Wood to Leeds telling him of Gross’ endeavor. The papers also include 1862 sample envelopes; a copy of a photograph of Barclay R. Leeds, ca. 1862; a...
Dates: 1862-1944; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1944

Morris family financial records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-018
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the 51 volumes of business and personal financial records of various members of the Morris family. Materials include account books, trustee accounts, and receipt books. Volumes generally record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.
Dates: 1794-1943

Morris-Shinn-Maier collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1191
Overview This collection spans approximately 200 years, from the late 1700s to the late 1900s, and five generations of the Morris-Shinn-Maier family, which are traced through matrilineal and patrilineal lines. They were prominent Quaker businessmen and lawyers in the Philadelphia area, and a large portion of the collection is dedicated to their legal and business material, as well as a great deal of very detailed financial material. There is also a quantity of personal material, namely diaries and...
Dates: 1720-1975

George Newbold correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-194
Abstract Contains business and family correspondence received by George Newbold.
Dates: 1804-1850

Partnership for Productivity Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-102
Overview Contains the records, 1968-1987, of Partnership for Productivity, a Quaker-sponsored program in overseas economic development, created to advise small business ventures primarily in African countries. Founded in 1969 by David H. Scull with an initial project in Western Kenya, it was designed to provide capital for loans or investments combined with management counsel and personal supervision through its two organs, the Partnership for Productivity Foundation/USA, Inc., and the Partnership for...
Dates: 1968-1990

Pemberton Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1036
Overview Correspondence (personal and business) and other papers of Israel Pemberton (1715-1779), James Pemberton (1723-1809) and John Pemberton (1727-1795), the sons of Israel Pemberton (1684-1754) and Rachel Read Pemberton of Philadelphia.
Dates: 1741-1789

Thomas Scattergood Journals, 1881-1906

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1265
Overview This collection consists of eleven volumes of Thomas Scattergood’s manuscript journals, spanning the years 1881 to 1906.
Dates: 1881 - 1906

Joseph Shaw account book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-028
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume business account book of Joseph Shaw. The volume records sales of dry goods, amounts owed from various individuals, and account balances.
Dates: 1811-1822

John Smith letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-020
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of John Smith's letterbooks. Includes both personal and business correspondence. Personal correspondence discusses family news and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community. Business correspondence is largely related to the buying and selling of imported dry goods.
Dates: 1750-1760

Benjamin Swett letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-021
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Benjamin Swett. The first half of the volume is composed of business correspondence concerning merchant's orders and the status of shipments. The second half of the volume is composed of personal correspondence, chiefly letters from Swett to his wife.Business correspondence is addressed to the following: William Johnson, Isaac Milnor, Harper & Hartshorne, John Wickman & Sons, Barclay & Sons, Richard Mayhew,...
Dates: 1765-1806

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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hockley, Richard 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
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